Solomon Tembang works for the lone English language daily in Cameroon, The Guardian Post. He is an investigative and development journalist with experience spanning over 20 years.
His interests as a journalist include politics, conservation, agriculture, water and sanitation, extractive industries, women and land rights, climate change, technology, digital rights, health, economy, human rights, conflict, peace-building, and global developments.
He attended the African Investigative Journalism Conference at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa in 2018 and 2019. He has twice been a fellow with the Africa China Reporting Project of University of the Witwatersrand. In 2019, Tembang’s story ‘How illegal Chinese mining destroys livelihoods, fuels conflicts in Cameroon’ was shortlisted for the Fetisov Journalism Award, in the Outstanding Investigative Reporting Category.
Tembang received a reporting grant from the Earth Journalism Network's Biodiversity Media Initiative in 2020, to report on the positive and negative impacts of COVID-19 on bushmeat restrictions in Cameroon.